Tuesday, October 7, 2008
Lovely, lovely hat. Soft, warm, yummy! Sadly not for me, but I hear my sister is enjoying it.
I used the Top-Down Hat pattern from The Knitting Man(ual), which so far has been worth the price of the book as I have made three hats from it. The yarn is Malabrigo Merino Worsted, and the colorway is such a beautiful blend of greens and blues and reminds me of the ocean. I want an entire blanket knit of this yarn, but I am not wealthy - or patient - enough for that.
There is actually a decent amount of yarn leftover so I want to do something with it. I don't know if there's enough for another hat, but I may try for it.
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Some Ravelers have been able to knit two Amanda Hats from a single skein of Malabrigo. So it stands to reason that you can get one from the leftovers.
Great to know that - thanks!
I am always worried about running out of yarn (as if my life would come to a screeching halt). I am just not good enough at gaging how much yarn will make how much stuff.
The hat is beautiful, I am glad Nancy likes it.
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